George Lafayette Day was born in New Tazewell, Tennessee. He died at the age of 22.
Pvt Day died at the Base Hospital at Camp Jackson, Columbia, South Carolina of measles and broncho pneumonia.
- Rank: Private
- Date of birth: 4 October 1895
- Date of death: 5 December 1917
- County: Claiborne
- Hometown: New Tazewell
- Service Branch: Army
- Division/Assignment: Company E, 306th Engineers
- Conflict: World War I
- Burial/Memorial Location: Ford Chapel Cemetery, New Tazewell, Claiborne County, TN
- Location In Memorial: Pillar II, Middle Panel
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